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Top o' the evening to ya! In celebration of St....more

5 Fun St Patrick's Day Date Ideas!

For anyone not officially Irish or over the age of 21, St Patrick’s Day can be overlooked as a holiday. However, this year it falls on a Saturday. What better inspiration for a date idea than a St. Patrick’s day themed date night?...more

Ireland, Truly the Emerald Isle! A dream trip!

In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, which will be celebrated on March 17, 2012 I would like to share with you my trip to Ireland that I posted on cookingwithkary.blogspot.com last year on June 15, 2011....more
Going back to Ireland is the top of my bucket list. Fourteen years ago, four generations of ...more

The Two Helens and Their Urban Legend About Irish Soda Bread!

Cece’s mom Helen and her mom’s best friend, also a Helen, loved to cook and bake.   And so, Cece had both of their recipes for Irish Soda Bread. Just before St. Patrick’s Day in  2005  Cece called her mom and told her that she had her recipe for Irish Soda bread and that she also had her best friend Helen’s  recipe for Irish Soda Bread too!   She was  not sure which recipe she should use.  It was then that her mother told her  this story: ...more

Happy St. Patrick"s Day!

Hello Everyone! And Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I hope you, your family and friends are enjoying a wonderful day of celebration and laughter together! I know my family and I will be enjoying the day with games, music and candy for the little ones and there’s always plenty of festive dancing. This really is my favorite day of the year. Yesterday I spent the day watching Irish claddagh dance exhibitions. It was exhilarating! Girls from ages 4-18 were having the time of their lives, dressed in their finest, full of smiles and dancing their hearts out. It was great! ...more

St. Paddy's Day is Almost Here!

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, you can be sure I’m excited and already getting ready for my favorite day of the year! This year St. Paddy’s day will be celebrated on March 15th, rather than the usual date of March 17th. This is to avoid it falling on the Holy Week of the Catholic Church. The last time this happened was in 1940 to avoid it falling on Palm Sunday. So the year 2008 is a special year, indeed! And even if you’re not Irish, it’s a wonderful excuse to let go and have some fun! ...more